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2014 Symposium on Big Data and Data Analytics

The Rawls College of Business is hosting the 2014 Symposium on Big Data and Data Analytics Friday, April 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The theme of the symposium is “Innovate Research and Business with Big Data.” For years, IT has been driving the business world with numerous innovative applications and business concepts. In the […]

Dean Nail Delivers RBLP News to Incoming Student

Dean Nail recently traveled to Victoria West High School in Victoria, Texas, to personally award incoming freshman Todd Mickey a scholarship into the Rawls Business Leadership Program. During the visit, the Victoria Advocate wrote an article featuring Dean Nail and Mickey. West senior accepted into Texas Tech program Todd Mickey, a senior at Victoria West […]

Rawls Job Placement Percentages Show Upward Trend

The December 2013 placement stats provided by the Rawls Career Management Center show that recently-graduated undergraduate and graduate students achieved an 88.6 percent and 95 percent placement rate, respectively. The placement rates are an improvement on the 87.2 percent and 93.5 percent from May 2013 graduates. Placement includes anyone who was employed or progressed to […]

Dean Nail on the RBLP Trail to St. Thomas High School

Dean Nail recently traveled to St. Thomas High School in Houston to congratulate incoming freshman Graham Quinn on his induction into the Rawls Business Leadership Program. During the visit, St. Thomas wrote an article featuring Dean Nail and Quinn. Quinn `14 Accepted Into Select Texas Tech Leadership Program Graham Quinn ’14 had decided months ago […]

Rawls MBA Students Competed in Big XII Case Competition

In late March, a team of Rawls MBA students competed with teams of MBA students from other Big XII schools in the annual Big XII Case Competition at the University of Kansas. The Rawls College team, which was led by Dr. Mayukh Dass, J.B. Hoskins Professor of Marketing, consisted of Corey Burson, Brant Cummings, Dillon […]

Finance Students Reach Finals at CFA Investment Research Challenge

Finance students from Dr. Mercer’s Student Managed Investment Fund course, who manage a $2.5 million stock portfolio for the Texas Tech Endowment, recently reached the CFA Investment Research Challenge finals in the 24-team competition involving teams from all major universities in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. The competition involved writing a Wall Street quality investment research […]

Dr. Dass Named J.B. Hoskins Professor of Marketing

Congratulations to Dr. Mayukh Dass on being named the J.B. Hoskins Professor of Marketing at the Rawls College of Business. The professorship offers Dr. Dass additional funding which will further assist his research interests on managerial issues in dynamic economies, brands, and art markets. “It’s a great honor, and this professorship will be a great […]

Overwhelming Success at Rawls 30th Annual Dallas Scholarship Event

The Rawls College of Business recently held its 30th Annual Dallas Scholarship Event on Thursday, April 3, with great success, as it raised over $250,000. Rawls alumni Texas Tech head football coach Kliff Kingsbury and country music singer Pat Green headlined the event at The Rustic, a restaurant co-owned by Green. The event hosted 900 […]

108 Rawls Students Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma

The Rawls College of Business recently had 108 students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honor society which recognizes business excellence, at the Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremony on Thursday, March 27. The honor displays the work and dedication that these select students have exhibited in their time at the Rawls College, and the […]

Kim Brannan Honored as Staff Employee of the Quarter

Kim Brannan, unit supervisor who oversees all the travel and human resources for the Rawls College of Business, has been awarded the Rawls College Staff Employee of the Quarter. “I am extremely shocked, surprised and honored by the award; I was not expecting this at all,” Brannan, who has been with the Rawls College since […]